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Five Classic Cocktails with a Fresh Twist to Get You Through 2021

three clear glass cups with juice

While we don’t recommend drinking too many cocktails to cope with 2021’s calamity (ahem, all of us have our vices), a Merry Mojito in moderation can be a great excuse to raise a glass and celebrate our resilience.┬áThese very merry and sexy cocktails will make happy hour at home. Enjoy!

The Winter Aperol Spritz

We can help you feel better about having to give up your Summer favorite tipple, the Aperol spritz.┬áThe perfect holiday romance is achieved when the cranberry juice and the fresh citrus notes of the Aperol, the Prosecco and Orange zest work in perfect harmony. You’ll be amazed at the results!

Preparation time – 5 minutes, actual making time – 1 minute. Servings – 1.

Ingredients:

  • Zest of one orange;
  • Aperol 2 parts;
  • Prosecco 2 parts;
  • Cranberry juice 1 part;
  • Soda

Mix the cranberry, Aperol, and zest in a shaker. Strain into a glass with ice. Top with prosecco and then add some soda. If you have. garnish with cranberries, an orange wedge, and a sprig rosemary.

The Christmas Margarita

This festive cocktail features a traditional tequila base and it is blended with orange-flavoured liquor, lime juice, and cranberry juice. You’ll never look back.

Preparation time – 5 minutes, actual making time – 1 minute. Servings – 1.

Ingredients:

  • Tequila 2 shots;
  • Cranberry juice 2 shots;
  • Lime juice 1 shot;
  • Grand Marnier 1 shot.

Mix all ingredients in a shaker. Serve over ice. If you like, garnish with a lime or orange peel and frozen cranberries.

Baileys Espresso Martini

This Yuletide version of the traditional coffee-flavoured cocktail is rich and luxurious.

Preparation time – 5 minutes, actual making time – 1 minute. Servings – 1.

Ingredients:

  • Baileys chocolate 2 shots;
  • Vodka 1 shot;
  • Cold espresso 2 shots;
  • Coffee beans as garnish.

Mix all ingredients in a shaker. Serve in a martini glasses. Serve with coffee beans.

Christmas Mojito

It’s time to discredit the notion that mojitos belong in the summer beach category. The Merry Mojito is light, refreshing, and easy to make. It also has a seasonal, spicy twist. That sounds like a Christmas-appropriate jingle juice recipe to us but don’t take our word for it.

Preparation time – 5 minutes, actual making time – 1 minute. Servings – 1.

Ingredients:

  • White rum 2 shots;
  • Lime juice 1 shot;
  • Apple juice 2 parts;
  • Ginger Beer;
  • Fresh mint leaves

Mix all ingredients in a shaker. Add crushed ice to the bowl and sprinkle with mint leaves. Garnish with ginger beer and apple segment. You can make your mojito tarter by adding a little more lime juice.

Sloe Gin Bellini

This is the perfect brunch cocktail to open presents and lubricate those salmon bagels mid-morning. Sloe-secco is now the new prosecco.

Preparation time – 5 minutes, actual making time – 1 minute. Servings – 1.

Ingredients:

  • Prosecco 4 parts;
  • Sloe Gin 1 part;
  • Splash of Casis

All the ingredients should be combined in a champagne flute. That’s it!

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